2020 Regional Meeting

VMA- MCASC- NCMA Regional Meeting     
Basic Schedule
Harrisonburg, VA
August 25-28, 2020


Tuesday, August 25

12:00 – 5:30     Registration

1:15 – 3:00       VMA Board of Directors Meeting

3:15 – 5:00       NCMA Board of Directors Meeting

5:15 – 6:00       Association Business Sessions:

All board members and other operator members should attend their respective business session.

VMA Business Session

MCASC Business Session

NCMA Business Session

6:30                 Early Bird Dinner

 8:30 – 10:30     Night life in Harrisonburg

In lieu of hospitality at the hotel, be ready for a more interactive time of networking.


Wednesday, August 26

7:00 – 8:00       Breakfast

8:00 – 5:00       Registration

8:15 – 9:45       Coach Presentations

10:00 – 11:00    Coach Visitation

11:15 – 12:15    Operator Session

Industry Update by ABA and UMA

12:30–1:30       Lunch

Board Service Awards (VMA)

1:45 – 3:00       Operator Session

1:45 – 2:15       Associate Session

3:15 – 4:15       Operator Session

2:15 – 5:30       Associate Sessions

2:15 – 3:00       Rising Star/New Member and First Timer Orientation

3:15 – 4:15       The Big Picture: Timely and relevant topics and discussion

4:30 – 5:30       Associate/Operator Session

How to Drive More Revenue Together

This session will interest all operators and all associates attending the Regional Meeting. 

6:30                 Board Coaches

7:00 –               Ice Breaker Dinner

10:00 – 12:00    Hospitality after event

Hospitality will be different!  The objective of hospitality is for members to network with other members. Fun activities are being planned. You may expect some special prizes. Karaoke may be part of the new and different hospitality time; however, members will need to identify what they want to sing or designate a group performance in advance of the meeting. More information will be provided in registration material.


Thursday, August 27

7:30 – 8:30       Breakfast

Board Service Awards (MCASC and NCMA)

8:30 -11:30       Registration

8:45 –  11:15     Market Place I  (scheduled appointments)

Market place will be different in 2020. Use of operator pods will be introduced. Associates will then be able to have an appointment with several operators at one time. The traditional operator booths will also be planned for operators who prefer meeting with associates as they have in the past.

11:30                Board Coach for Golf Tournament

Heritage Oaks Golf Course

(For tournament participants who do not want to bring clubs with them, rental clubs will be available.)

11:30                Board Coach for Tours

                        (lunch provided on all tours)

There may be changes in tour options. The registration material will have confirmed information.

Tour 1:              Heart of Harrisonburg (Limit of 20)

Tour 2:              Farm & Vines

Tour 3:              Massanutten (waterpark, mountain biking (limit of 8),  
                           zipline (limit of 8), hiking

Tour 4:              Satisfy your Cravings (culinary; limit of 35)

Tour 5:              Made in America

6:30                 Reception hosted by 2021 Host

7:30                 Awards Dinner

Early planning provides for an Awards Dinner theme and hospitality as an extension of the dinner with beverage and entertainment.


Friday, August 28

7:30 – 8:30       Breakfast

8:30 – 12:00      Registration

8:30 – 9:30       Display Booth Visitation

Display booths may be limited due to space available. Registration information provide an option for participation.

9:45 – 12:15     Market Place II (scheduled appointments)

Same set as Market Place I.

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

                        Market Place Awards Presentation

The 50/50 raffle cash prizes will be awarded at this time.

1:45 – 2:15       Joint Board Meeting